Business

Press Release | The Dallas Morning News | 12/18/2014
Mike Wilson will begin Feb. 16, 2015, succeeding Bob Mong, who is retiring.
Jim Conaghan | NetNewsCheck | 12/18/2014
The calendar turns toward year’s end and news media are filled with lists of the bests, year-end roundups and predictions for 2015. The lists and roundups are the easy part — the predictions slightly more taxing, requiring additional thought.
Joseph Lichterman | Nieman Lab | 12/18/2014
PHILADELPHIA — Armed with a Kindle Fire tablet, Anna Orso stood just inside the front door of an Irish pub last Monday night welcoming guests to a happy hour in Center City, Philadelphia.
Justin Ellis | Nieman Lab | 12/18/2014
In October the Austin-based news nonprofit ended a collaboration with The New York Times. Now the Tribune and the Post will share stories and co-sponsor events.
Joe Pompeo | Capital New York | 12/18/2014
The exits capped a tumultuous year in which the Times continued to map its survival strategy in an increasingly competitive media landscape.
Mathew Ingram | GigaOm | 12/17/2014
The new Gone portal will publish travel-related articles written by both staff writers and freelancers, and some of those will be about Marriott-related topics.
Emma Hall | Advertising Age | 12/17/2014
Legacy publishers who focus on digital have been offered a glimmer of hope as Rupert Murdoch's The Times and The Sunday Times recently announced a profit for the first time in 13 years.
Sydney Ember | New York Times | 12/17/2014
A large magazine publisher is trying to stay on the digital cutting edge.
Brian Braiker | Digiday | 12/17/2014
Michael Wolff revisited his predictions, weighed in on some of the bigger media stories of the year
Anthony Ha | Tech Crunch | 12/17/2014
The company was seeing 1 million monthly video views as recently as early summer of this year, but it was up to 40 million monthly views in November.
Press Release | Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication | 12/16/2014
The $2 million gift will support an endowed chair who will lead a new program at the Cronkite School in which students will cover immigration and border issues in the U.S. and Mexico in both Spanish and English.
Mathew Ingram | GigaOM | 12/16/2014
As new-media players like BuzzFeed, Vox Media and VICE raise huge sums of money that value their companies in the billion-dollar-plus range, it’s easy to see the media landscape as one in which the big get bigger and the small fry get annihilated.
Caroline O’Donovan | Nieman Lab | 12/16/2014
The San Francisco Chronicle has embarked on a new membership program aimed at increasing reader loyalty, and the renewal rate.